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Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]


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reel 1. List of Book Records of Officers, State of Louisiana -- reels 1-26. Offices of Staff Officers. Bounty Agent: claims, claimants, index, and registry of payments (reels 1-3) ; Commissary of Subsistence: correspondence, account books (reels 4-6) ; Provost Marshal General of Freedmen: correspondence; registries of court cases, complaints, conscripts, refugees; other reports (reels 6-9) ; Quartermaster: correspondence, accounts (reels 9-10) ; Surgeon in Chief: ; correspondence, reports of sick and wounded, etc. (reels 11-26) --

reels 27-52. Subordinate Office, Plantation Dept. Correspondence (reel 27), registers (reels 28-29), payrolls of employed freedmen (reels 30-52), account books (reel 52) --

Subordinate Field Offices. reel 52. Abbeville -- reels 52-54. Alexandria -- reels 54-57. Algiers -- reels 58-59. Amite City -- reels 59-60. Baton Rouge (Subassistant Commissioner of the 2nd Subdistrict) -- reels 61-64. Baton Rouge (Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reels 64-67. Bayou Sara -- reel 67. Bragg Home Colony -- reels 67-68. Carrollton -- reels 68-70. Clinton -- reels 70-71.Columbia -- reels 71-72. Donaldsonville (Agent) -- reels 72-73. Donaldsonville (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reels 74-75. Franklin (Subassistant Commissioner of the 3rd Subdistrict) -- reels 75-78. Franklin (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) --

reel 79. Greenville, Hammond Station, Homer -- reels 79-80. Houma. Louisville -- reels 81-83. Lake Providence -- reels 83. McHatton Home Colony -- reels 83-84. Madisonville -- reel 84. Mansfield -- reels 84-85. Marksville -- reels 85-87. Millikens Bend -- reels 87-88. Monroe (Subassistant Commissioner of the 5th Subdistrict) -- reels 88-89. Monroe (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reel 89. Montgomeryville -- reels 89-90. Napoleonville -- reel 90. Natchitoches (Subassistant Commissioner of the 4th Subdistrict) -- reels 90-93. Natchitoches (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) --

reels 93-95. New Iberia -- reels 96-97. New Roads -- reel 98. Rost Home Colony -- reels 98-100. St. Joseph -- reel 100. Shreveport -- reel 101. Shreveport (Superintendent of Education), Shreveport (Hospital) -- reel 102. Sparta -- reels 102-103. Thibodeaux -- reels 103-104. Trinity -- reels 104-105. Vermillionville -- reels 105-106. Vernon -- reels 106-107. Vidalia (Subassistant Commissioner of the 6th Subdistrict) -- reels 107-111. Vidalia (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reel 111. Unidentified records

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Volume Reel 0073 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - Unregistered Letters (cont.) Jan.–Dec. 1868 General and Special Orders Issued The single volume of general and special orders issued, June 1866–May 1867 (266), is arranged chronologically. The volume also contains an unidentified name index and accounts with schoolteachers, May 1866–August 1868, arranged chronologically. Volume (266) June 1866–May 1867 District Superintendents School Reports Unbound district superintendents school reports, January–October 1868, are arranged chronologically. Jan.–Oct. 1868 Registers of Black Persons Unbound registers of black persons are undated and arranged by parish. Undated Court Cases The single volume of court cases, November 1866 (267), is arranged in chronological order and numbered. The volume also contains a “Journal of Business,” April 1867–December 1868, arranged chronologically, and a register of rations, June 1866 and July 1867, arranged in general chronological order. Volume (267) Nov. 1866 Miscellaneous Records Relating to Court Cases Unbound miscellaneous records relating to court cases, April 1866–February 1868, are unarranged. Apr. 1866–Feb. 1868 Miscellaneous Records (cont.) Unbound miscellaneous records, 1866–68, are arranged by type of record. Included are inspection reports, receipts relating to school property, reports of persons and articles hired, bills of lading, accounts current, papers relating to the issuance of rations to destitutes, requisitions for forage, indentures, and abstracts. For a register of applications for relief, see volume 1 (260). For a register of indigents, a register of discharges, a register of indentures, and complaints, see volume 2 (261) above. 1866–68
Publisher Washington, DC : U.S. Congress and National Archives and Records Administration
Pages 988
Language english-handwritten
Call number 2055098.1
Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive
Book contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Collection refugeesfreedmenabandonedlands; allen_county; microfilm; americana; genealogy; additional_collections
Notes Film/Fiche is presented as originally captured.

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